FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Jessica Russell has joined SummitStone Health Partners as the Director of Contracts and Compliance. Russell is a Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) and holds a certificate in the state of Colorado as a Child and Family Investigator (CFI). She comes to SummitStone with more than 20 years in management in both for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.
Russell has extensive involvement in managing substance use disorder programs including Withdrawal Management programs (formerly referred to as Detox) and residential programs for men, women and children. She previously served as Director of Residential Services, having oversight of programs specializing in co-occurring disorders while focusing on the statewide opioid epidemic and serving as a treatment team member on the State of Colorado’s Opioid Consortium.
“We are pleased to have Jessica join our team here at SummitStone,” said CEO Michael Allen. “Her background in both clinical and management roles makes her a great asset to our organization.”
Russell said, “SummitStone has an outstanding reputation for providing SUD and mental health services. When I had the opportunity to move to Northern Colorado, I knew I wanted to be a part of SummitStone’s leadership team. I’m dedicated to our non-profit mission, and it’s an exciting time to be in behavioral health.”
About SummitStone Health Partners
SummitStone Health Partners is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide unsurpassed behavioral health prevention, intervention and treatment services to the people of Larimer County. SummitStone Health Partners serves more than 9,000 clients each year at 25 locations throughout Larimer County. Of those served, one-third are children and adolescents. For more information, please visit www.SummitStoneHealth.org.